Cost of living in Whitby
The cost of living in Whitby is comparable to nearby Oshawa. While Whitby residents pay slightly more for groceries and utilities, housing costs are lower, local purchasing power is higher, and average salaries are over 32% higher.
Cost of Living Comparison: Whitby vs. Oshawa
Durham Region Cost of Living
Whitby Real Estate
Homes in Whitby are slightly more affordable than the average Canadian city, with a median home price of $549,900. The average three-bedroom apartment in the city’s center will cost about $1,500 per month.
Whitby Real Estate Market
Houses for Sale in Whitby
Locate Key Resources
Lakeridge Health Whitby is a clinic that offers health services to the Durham Region. It was originally opened as a full-service medical and psychiatric hospital called Whitby General in 1969 but was closed and reopened as a specialty clinic in 2001 by Lakeridge Health.
Lakeridge Health Whitby
Hospitals and Medical Clinics in Whitby
Public bus transportation in Whitby is provided by Durham Region Transit, one of Ontario’s largest regional transit systems. The Toronto Pearson International Airport, about 60 km from Whitby, is the largest and busiest airport in Canada.
Durham Region Transit
Toronto Pearson International Airport
Whitby is served by the Durham District School Board, which consists of 132 elementary schools, secondary schools, and learning centers. The University of Ontario Institute of Technology offers 93 undergraduate and graduate programs to over 10,000 students.
Durham District School Board
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Enjoy The City
Whitby’s lodging options include a number of well-known and affordable hotel chains. Quality Suites offers one of the best values, with a free breakfast, on-site laundry facilities, pet-friendly rooms, and a business centre.
Best Hotels in Whitby
Whitby is home to a lively and creative restaurant scene, with artful eateries serving beautifully prepared dishes from around the world. The KB Food gastropub is the perfect place to get a beer and a beautiful meal made from farm-to-table ingredients.
Best Restaurants in Whitby
Things To Do in Whitby
Whitby is a beautiful place with a perfect waterside location. Visit the shore of Lake Ontario, the smallest of the five Great Lakes of North America, to explore beaches and lighthouses, or walk along the Waterfront Trail from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Brockville.
Durham Kids Events